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Archive for January, 2014

Shirley Hudspeth

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Sis. Shirley Theus Hudspeth was born September 3, 1955;to the late Bro.Luther and Velma (Rawls) Theus in Salt Lake City,Utah. One brother, Sherman Theus and a set of twin proceeded her in death. At the young of 9 years old, the family moved to Wilmar, Arkansas.

She was united in marriage to Lloyd Edward Hudspeth and to this union two children was born.

She attended Wilmar High School where she graduated in 1973.

She confessed Christ at an early age in Mt. Tabor Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. O.H. Harding.

She worked at Burlington Industrial for 10 years and later Bradley County Hospital and Area Agency until her health began to fail.She loved to fish,cook,shop, and spend time with her children,grandchildren and friends. She was a very special person and if you were ever around her you never forget her smile.

She leaves to cherish her memories, one son;Vernon Wendall Hudspeth, Monticello, Arkansas;one one daughter Lontillda Shanise Hudspeth of Little Rock, Ar. Two special granddaughters, Chantelle, and Shylamonte George of Little Rock, Arkansas.Three brothers;Eddie James Rawls of Spannaway; WA Bobby Theus, of Lake Village Arkansas;Johnny Theus, of Atlanta,Georgia.Very special friends Clarance Daniels,Dirk Parham,Valerie and Evanglina Carr. A host of nepews, neices, cousins,and friends.
Services are Saturday, January 25th @ Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church.Services entrusted to Christian Brothers of Monticello, Arkansas.

Mary Lou Grantier

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Mrs. Marilyn Lou Grantier, 69 of Monticello, AR, died Monday, January 20, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, AR. She was a native of Hot Springs, AR and a resident of Monticello for the past 15 years. She was a homemaker and was of the Assembly of God faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earnest “Amos” and Wonda Edwards Standiford, She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, John Grantier, one son, Johnathan Grantier of Monticello, AR, two daughters, Chell Lenz of Hermitage, TN & Shannon Grantier of Monticello, AR, three sisters, Earnestine Ware, husband Travis of Pearcy, AR, Betty Sroope of Hot Springs, AR, Carolyn Harrison, husband Dale of Bella Vista, AR, eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a host of other family members and friends.

Memorial services are Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 2:30 pm at Cromwell Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Donald Manning, officiating. Guestbook signing at www.cromwellfuneralhome.net

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 10900-B Stonelake Blvd., Suite 320, Austin, TX 78759.

MHS Forensics Team

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

zzzzRecently, 11 MHS forensics team members competed at the Cabot Classic Forensics Tournament where there were approximately 1,000 total entries.

Becca Stephenson advanced to finals and earned 3rd Place in Prose Interpretation. Salonica Hunter earned a finalist medal in Storytelling. Stephenson also advanced to semi-finals in Poetry Interpretation.

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Happy Birthday

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

zzzz bdayHappy Birthday to Annabel Grace Fowler, who had a birthday on January 20, and was four years old.

Love: Momma,  Daddy, Elijah,

and Mammaw Barbara

7 Grass Fires Reported in Drew County

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

File photoLocal fire departments were busy Saturday, since the pleasant weather encouraged many people to do yardwork.

However windy conditions across the county caused 7 of these grass fires to grow out of control, with several of them reaching wooded areas.

Most of the fires were in the Monticello area, but others ranged from Collins to Lacey.

 

Union Bank Stock Buyout Pits Bank vs. Former Stockholders in Court

Friday, January 17th, 2014

imageA circuit court lawsuit will determine the outcome of a case between Union Bank and 11 of its former shareholders, who were forced out by a corporate buyout action.arkansas business

The defendants is the case include John Porter Price, Virgil Trotter, William Yates Trotter, Patricia Trotter Kirkland, Deborah Jackson Thornhill, Jimmie Jo Jackson Leech, Charles E. Jackson Jr., Lucy Jackson Cyphers, Ruth C. Moffatt, and William R. Daniels, Marsha Moffatt Daniels.

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Happy Birthday

Friday, January 17th, 2014

imageHAPPY 2nd BIRTHDAY, BRYSON HARRISON!!!
We love you so much,
Love Mommy & Brother.

Happy Birthday

Friday, January 17th, 2014

imageHappy 6th Birthday, Anniyah!
Love Mom, Dad, Lil Nick, and Nichalon.
We Love You!!

Local Man Charged with Attempted Capital Murder

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

imageA Monticello man was stabbed multiple times, and assaulted with several household “weapons” recently, after he tried to separate a man and the girlfriend that he as allegedly fighting with.

The victim received a life-changing beating, and the suspect’s charges now include Attempted Capital Murder.

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County Considering “Code Red” Instead of Weather Sirens

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

code redIn the years that Drew County has been chasing the seemingly illusive vision of having countywide weather and tornado sirens, it seems technology has passed by that system of weather notifications.
911 co-ordinator Michael Frisby has recently been in contact with Code Red Weather Notifications, and presented his findings to the Quorum Court, Monday night.
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DC Sports Update

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

The track meet for today has been canceled because of weather.

Today’s games have been cancelled.  

Tomorrow’s baseball game vs Hampton has been postponed until Wed starting at 4 on Jerry Eubanks Field.

 

Prosecutor Asking for Public’s Help Locating Robbery Suspect

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

imageAn arrest warrant has been issued by the Chicot County Circuit Court for
a 23 year old Monticello man, for residential burglary and theft of property.

The warrant was issued in connection with the burglary of a house on West
Daniels Street in Dermott on the morning of January 8.  A quantity of
firearms and electronics were stolen from the residence.

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Happy Anniversary

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

imageHappy 19th Anniversary to my wonderful husband Steve “Blue” Faulkner.

Thank you for alway being there for me and the boys.

We love you very much.

Lea Forrest Faulkner

Lost Pet on HWY 35 West

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

draw-puppyLost Dog
Rat Terrier mix female lost on highway 35 W near Rose Hill Church. She has a pink collar with a name plate. If found, please call 870-460-0096.

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